Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas

Evaluation

The awards shall be open to Filipino and foreign individuals and organizations overseas. Nominees should have accomplished at least five years work or contribution in the field to which they are nominated. The awards shall be given to nominees whose past and current achievements, possess the following attributes:
       
I. For nominees to the Lingkod sa Kapwa Pilipino Award (LINKAPIL)  II. For nominees to the Banaag Award  III. For nominees to the Kaanib ng Bayan Award  IV. For nominees to the Pamana ng Pilipino Award
  • Outstanding or significant service or contribution to benefit the Filipino people or nation as a whole, or to a particular sector/region in the Philippines.

  • The success or impact or effectiveness of the contribution, which could be in the form of personal/ professional service, financial or material contribution, or technology that has proven to be beneficial;

  • Resourcefulness and initiative in tapping various sources to support development undertakings in the Philippines;

  • Social consciousness in terms of manifesting strong community spirit, or leading or actively participating in projects or other activities for the common good; and

  • Dedication and commitment to pursuing activities to contribute to progress and development in the Philippines.
  • Outstanding or significant service or contribution resulting in benefits to a particular sector of Filipino community overseas;

  • The success or impact or effectiveness of the contribution, which could be in the form of any or a combination of personal/professional service, financial or material contribution, or technology that has proven to be beneficial;

  • Dedication and commitment to pursuing activities to contribute to progress and development of a particular sector of Filipino community overseas;

  • Resourcefulness and initiative in tapping various sources to support development undertakings in the interests of a particular sector of Filipino community overseas;

  • Social consciousness in terms of manifesting strong community spirit, or leading or actively participating in projects or other activities for the common good; and

  • Dedication and commitment to pursuing activities to contribute to the betterment of Filipino communities overseas.
  • Outstanding or significant service or contribution to benefit the Filipino people or nation as a whole, to a particular sector/region in the Philippines or Filipino community overseas;

  • The success or impact or effectiveness of the contribution, which could be in the form of personal/ professional service, financial or material contribution, or technology that has proven to be useful;

  • Resourcefulness and initiative in tapping various sources to support development undertakings in the Philippines or Filipino community overseas;

  • Social consciousness in terms of manifesting strong community spirit, or leading or actively participating in projects or other activities for the common good; and

  • Dedication and commitment to pursuing activities to contribute to progress and development in the Philippines, or to the betterment of the sector/region in the Philippines or Filipino community overseas.
  • Consistent exceptional or outstanding performance in a particular profession or field of work recognized in the Philippines or overseas;

  • Research, new technology, field of work, invention, innovation, or pioneering activity in a particular profession or field of work, and its impact on the advancement of scientific knowledge or literary/artistic expression in their field of work or profession;

  • Resourcefulness and initiative in the pursuit of pioneering activities in a particular profession or field of work;

  • Dedication and commitment to their calling, or to the advancement of scientific knowledge or contribution to literary/artistic expression in their work or profession; and

  • Social consciousness in terms of manifesting strong community spirit, or leading or actively participating in projects or other activities for the common good.

 


 

Selection Process

The awardees will be selected from among the nominations which will be evaluated through the following stages of review and evaluation:
   
1ststage  

The Awards Committee (at Philippine Embassies and Consulates) shall review all nominations, verify compliance with the required documentation, request for
additional documents (if needed) and endorse nomination documents to the Technical Committee.

Awards Committee at Philippine Embassies and Consulates
Chair: Philippine Ambassador/ Head of Post
Members: Officers appointed by the Ambassador/ Head of Post; Representative(s) from the Filipino community

2ndstage

The Technical Committee shall evaluate all nominations according to their merits, and prepare a shortlist of nominees based on the agreed rating methodology. It shall endorse the shortlisted nominations to theExecutive Committee.

Technical Committee
Chair: Representative, Commission on Filipinos Overseas
Members: Representatives from the Department of Foreign Affairs, Department of Science and Technology, Department of Health, National Commission for Culture and the Arts, academe, and migrant organization

3rdstage

The Executive Committee shall review and evaluate the shortlisted nominees as submitted by the Technical Committee. After review and deliberation, it shall either endorse the Technical Committee’s shortlisted nominees, or make its own recommendations before endorsing the same to the Office of the President.

Executive Committee
Chair: Secretary, Commission on Filipinos Overseas
Vice-Chair: Secretary, Department of Foreign Affairs
Members: Chief of Protocol Office - Office of the President, Representatives from religious sector, private business sector, and media

4thstage The Office of the President approves the final list of awardees.